The table below looks at the statistics for the Report Writer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Report Writer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Report Writer
Rank 577 545 577
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Report Writer 22 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.053% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.058% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 10
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£296 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £238 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52000 48616 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.66% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31509 28830 30178
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2090 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Report Writer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Report Writer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Report Writer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Report Writer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Report Writer within the UK.

Report Writer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Report Writer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Report Writer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Report Writer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Report Writer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Report Writer within the UK.

Report Writer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Report Writer
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Report Writer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 22 £296 -1.25% 9
London -1 5 £350 -5.08% 2
West Midlands -10 5 £296 +18.50% 1
South East +3 4 £240 -40.00%
East of England -22 3 £350 - 1
North West -4 2 £213 +1.19% 2
Manchester -11 2 £213 -39.37% 1
South West -37 2 £250 - 1
City of London +26 1 £375 -16.66%
East Midlands +3 1 £438 +94.44% 1
North East - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -

Report Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Report Writer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Report Writer in their job title.

1 36 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 33 (55.00%) SQL
3 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (31.67%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (28.33%) Finance
6 12 (20.00%) Business Objects
6 12 (20.00%) MDX
7 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (13.33%) CRM
9 8 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (11.67%) Banking
10 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (6.67%) C#
13 4 (6.67%) Oracle
13 4 (6.67%) Cognos
13 4 (6.67%) Workflow
13 4 (6.67%) Migration
13 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
13 4 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (6.67%) Logi Analytics
14 3 (5.00%) OLAP
14 3 (5.00%) SAP
14 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
14 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution

Report Writer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Report Writer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Report Writer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (5.00%) OLAP
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (5.00%) Cognos Report Studio
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.67%) DataStage
10 1 (1.67%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.67%) MS Access
10 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Advertising
4 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Local Government
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) MDX
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) NHS
1 2 (3.33%) Statistics
1 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.67%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (13.33%) CRM
3 4 (6.67%) Workflow
3 4 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) ETL
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL
6 1 (1.67%) ERP
6 1 (1.67%) Scrum
6 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.67%) Refactoring
6 1 (1.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (1.67%) VBA
5 1 (1.67%) XQuery
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) Cognos
3 4 (6.67%) Logi Analytics
4 3 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Epicor
5 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.67%) Sage
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter
West London
Consult Solutions
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £390 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leamington Spa
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280 - £330 per day + (Negotiable)
Posted: 14 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 27 days ago